12 June 1998
Walter Richard Sickert, A.R.A. (1860-1942)
signed 'Sickert.' (lower left)
oil on canvas
14 x 18 in. (35.6 x 45.7 cm.)
Painted circa 1914-16
Robert A. Lillie.
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probably, London, Carfax Gallery, Paintings by Walter Sickert, November 1916, no.23.
The present work is a smaller version of 'Wounded' from circa 1914-15, which was sold in these Rooms on 9 October 1942, lot 55 as 'La Blessé'. There is a series of related drawings of the subject called 'The Red Cross Nurse'; Sickert also etched this subject.
We are very grateful to Dr. Wendy Baron for her assistance in cataloguing this lot.
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